Making RIAs Accessible

My topic suggestion for Spring <br /> has been accepted. On June 3rd, I’ll be presenting the following: Topic: Making RIAs AccessibleDescription: Rich Internet Applications offer the site visitor a more interactive, engaging experience. But can this richness be conveyed to a user of assistive technologies, and how? This session will differentiate between DOM-based (AJAX)[…]

Web Accessibility and the “Curse of Knowledge”

I’m currently listening to “Made to Stick“, which introduced me to the notion of the “Curse of Knowledge”. The premise is simple: once you know something, you can’t imagine NOT knowing it. It’s terribly important to keep in mind, and a great reason why I believe in user-centered design and speaking directly to users. We[…]